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Scottish military disasters

Author: Paul Cowan
Publisher: Glasgow : Neil Wilson Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scotland's reputation as a nation proud of its military history betrays the fact that the past is littered with catastrophes and failures. Scotland's military history is testament to the fact that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cowan, Paul, 1963-
Scottish military disasters.
Glasgow : Neil Wilson Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)891646593
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Cowan
ISBN: 9781903238967 190323896X
OCLC Number: 190967953
Description: 208 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Mons Graupius 83 or 84AD --
Falkirk 1298 --
Faughart 1318 --
Verneuil 1424 --
Flodden 1513 --
Kringen 1612 --
Dunbar 1650 --
Namur 1695 --
Culloden 1746 --
Ticonderoga 1758 --
Fort du Quesne 1758 --
Boston Harbour 1776 --
Pollilur 1780 --
Cowpens 1781 --
Buenos Aires 1806 --
El Hamet 1807 --
New orleans 1815 --
Waterloo 1815 --
The Birkenhead 1852 --
Ruiya 1858 --
Majuba 1881 --
Magersfontein 1899 --
Bachelor's Walk 1914 --
Bedford 1914 --
Gretna 1915 --
Gully Ravine 1915 --
St Valery 1940 --
Lebanon 1941 --
Hong Kong 1941 --
Austria 1945 --
Batang Kali 1948 --
Nantong River 1950.
Responsibility: Paul Cowan.

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